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Ciaran meaning and name origin

Ciaran \cia-ran\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Ciaran), is pronounced KEE-a-rawn. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Ciaran is "black". Ciarán is derived from "ciar". Often anglicized as Kieran. Name of two Irish saints, a hermit of the fifth century and the founder of the monastery.

Ciaran has 1 variant form: Kieran.

Ciaran is also pronounced similarly to Cyran. Other suggested similar baby names are Caron, Claran and Curran.

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Popularity of Ciaran

Ciaran is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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